Archive of films Zone of Alienation / Polosa otcužděnija

Russia
2002, 30 min

Section: East of the West - Competition
Year: 2003

The personnel working the restaurant car of a long-distance train are a curious sight community. The train is a substitute home for these mostly lonely people, their clients are a substitute family. They open up about their lives and declare their unconventional life philosophies in a community which forms a model of contemporary Russia. 


Synopsis

The personnel working the restaurant car of a long-distance fast train create an unusual community. The train is a substitute home for these mostly lonely people, their clients are a substitute family. They open up about their lives and declare their unconventional life philosophies. They and the various passengers who come and go make up a model of contemporary Russia.

About the director

Svyetlana Muzychenko Zonova, who hails from Chabarovsk, graduated from the Theatre School in Novosibirsk and in 1998 from Moscow’s VGIK film school. She is currently working for the Risk documentary film studio in Moscow. Filmography: Transformation Scene (1994), Sleepless Night (1996), Beauty, Goodness, Endearment (1999), Salt (2001). 

Contacts

Risk Film Studio
Likhov pereulok 4, bld. 1, 127 051, Moscow
Russia
Tel: +7 095 299 8781
Fax: +7 095 209 4055
E-mail: [email protected]

About the film

Color, 35 mm
World premiere

Section: East of the West - Competition
   
Director: Svetlana Mouzychenko Zonova
Screenplay: Světlana Muzičenko Zonovová / Svetlana Mouzychenko Zonova
Dir. of Photography: Ruslan Gerasimenkov
Editor: Mila Najděnovová / Mila Naidenova
Producer: Natalija Želtuchinová / Natalia Zheltukhina
Production: Risk Film Studio
Contact: Risk Film Studio

Guests

Svetlana Mouzychenko Zonova

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